New Android Malware Hits Tibetan Activists’ Mobile Phones

According to Kapersky Lab researchers Denis Maslennikov, Kurt Baumgartner, and Costin Raiu, this is the first time that there has been a target Android malware attack against mobile phones. Furthermore, people at Kapersky [...]

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MIT-backed DBSeer Improves Cloud Computing Performance by 95%

DBSeer, a software system developed by MIT researchers, can improve cloud computing performance as well as reduce hardware requirements by 95%. It makes use of techniques in order to create more accurate models of resource demands and performance in database-driven [...]

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DBSeer, a software system developed by MIT researchers, can improve cloud computing performance as well as reduce hardware requirements by 95%. It makes use of techniques in order to create more accurate models of resource demands and performance in database-driven applications. This is basically the content of the Continue Reading

The State of Cloud Computing Around the World: Israel

Israel has always had a great reputation as one of the best hubs of software innovation in the world, and so it is not a surprise that Israeli companies are also some of the early entrants into the cloud computing space. [...]

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Israel has always had a great reputation as one of the best hubs of software innovation in the world, and so it is not a surprise that Israeli companies are also some of the early entrants into the cloud computing space. The cloud computing scene in Israel is made up of traditional [...]

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Tagattitude Introduces Mobile Banking for Rural Areas

At a recent Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona, Spain, the old and obsolete Nokia mobile phone took center stage. A small French firm explained that this type of cellular phone is being used for Continue Reading

What You Shouldn’t Miss at SXSW – 6 Major Trends

Scheduled March 8-12, the 2013 SXSW Interactive Festivalwill feature five days of compelling presentations from the brightest minds in emerging technology, scores of exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders, the SXSW Trade Show and an unbeatable lineup [...]

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Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a non-profit industry organization that promotes the protection techniques in the cloud, has recently updated its list of the top threats of cloud in the report entitled “The Notorious Nine Cloud Computing Top Threats in 2013”.

CSA indicates that the report reflects the consensus of the experts [...]

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The Most Secure VPN to the Cloud

Most corporations subscribe and work through computer networks in order for their day-to-day operations to be accomplished. It is also a fact that the internet is widely patronized for research and even communications.

However, the internet is [...]

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Hacked through the Clouds

A series of cyber-assaults have recently targeted various banks all over the United States. A type of malware dubbed ‘itsokaynoproblembro’ or Brobot has reportedly been in action for a number of years, operating under the radar of various anti-virus programs. However, it is only recently that [...]

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Despite the many advantages provided by cloud computing technology, the rate of adoption among large enterprises has been surprisingly slow, especially when compared to the way SMEs have embraced the technology. The main reason for the slow rate of adoption is the fact that migrating to the cloud would generally require the [...]

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In a troubled economic environment, the public cloud services market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is expected to increase by 24.5% in 2013. In a new report published by the research firm Gartner, the MENA region will generate $462.3 million in revenue during 2013.

Gartner projections also indicated [...]

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CloudTimes is proud to announce a media partnership with the Launch Festival, at the San Francisco Design Center Concourse, 635 8th St in San Francisco, from March 4th – 6th, 2013. The 2013 LAUNCH Festival is the best place to launch startups, raise money and learn about starting a company.

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More and more small and medium-sized enterprises adopt cloud technologies at different levels. SMEs are an important part of the cloud market and are at the heart of SaaS growth, according to the releases a report about the small business market (SMB) by Parallels.

Across the world, Parallels estimated $45 billion [...]

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Fears of Government and Legal Intervention Slows Cloud Adoption

Security and compliance concerns are still major stumbling blocks to cloud adoption. According to a study by security firm Lieberman Software, nearly 48% of members of teams in business fear of government and legal interference before putting sensitive data in [...]

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The global enterprise cloud-based services market will reach $31.9 billion in 2017 against $18.3 billion in 2012, according to research group Analysys Mason. This forecast report presents an enterprise cloud services forecast for both IaaS and SaaS and both revenue and ARPU forecasts for large enterprises and SMEs.

According to the [...]

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Hottest IT Skills in 2013 – Cloud, Mobile and BI
In 2012, more than 1.7 million jobs in the field of cloud computing remained unoccupied, according to analysts firm IDC. READ MORE
How Cloud Computing Influences Digital Marketing
Cloud marketing has the ability to drastically change the ways in which they reach and engage their audience, particularly with regard to distributing and storing mission-critical data. READ MORE
Gartner: BYOD to Take Center Stage For Mobile App Use by 2017
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PwC: Cloud, SaaS and Mobile Are Changing Software Industry
The software industry is undergoing major changes by trends such as cloud, SaaS, mobile technology and the “consumerization of IT”. READ MORE
10 Cloud Computing Game Changers
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